The Oxygen Cure: A Complete Guide to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The Oxygen Cure: A Complete Guide to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

by William S. Maxfield, Jodie Gould (With)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781630060510
Publisher: Humanix Books
Publication date: 01/03/2017
Pages: 228
Sales rank: 149,369
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

William S. Maxfield, M.D., [Odessa, Florida] is a board-certified physician in hyperbaric medicine, radiology, and nuclear medicine. He is one of the nation’s foremost experts in hyperbaric medicine, pioneering its use to treat wounds, brain trauma, multiple sclerosis, and other conditions. He has served on the faculties of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, and LSU Medical School. He has also served as the chief of the Radioisotope Laboratory at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Bethesda, M.D. Dr. Maxfield was chief of the Radiation Therapy Department and co-chairman of the Nuclear Medicine Laboratory at Ochsner Clinic and Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 What Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy? 1

Chapter 2 Emergency/Wound Care 27

Chapter 3 HBOT and Aging 39

Chapter 4 I HBOT: Heart Ailments 53

Chapter 5 Cancer Care 59

Chapter 6 Dem Bones: Orthopedics 69

Chapter 7 Head Cases: Traumatic Brain Injuries 83

Chapter 8 Breathe Easier: Pulmonary Conditions 137

Chapter 9 Seeing the Light: Ophthalmology 145

Chapter 10 Body under Siege: Autoimmune Diseases 153

Chapter 11 The Future of HBOT 169

Source Notes 175

Glossary 181

Resources 185

Recommended Reading 191

Sample HBOT Studies 193

Disclaimer 199

Index 201

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